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Botley, Berkshire

Historical Description

Botley, a hamlet in North Hinksey parish, Berks, 2 miles W of Oxford, under which it has a post office.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyBerkshire 
Poor Law unionAbingdon 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church of England

St. Paul's chapel of ease

St. Paul's, a chapel of ease to Ferry-Hinksey church, is a temporary zinc structure, and seats 250; the church stands on ground given by the Earl of Abingdon.


Baptist Chapel

There is a Baptist chapel.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Botley from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Berkshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Botley are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Berkshire papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Berkshire 1532, 1566, and 1665-6 is available online.

DistrictVale of White Horse
RegionSouth East
Postal districtOX2
Post TownOxford